Sr. Medical Writer - San Carlos, CA | Biospace
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Sr. Medical Writer


San Carlos, CA
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Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Genomics, Medical Writer, Medical Writing, Oncology, PhD, PhD Biology, PhD Molecular, Writer,

Job Description

Work in a collaborative team to develop conference materials (abstracts, posters, presentations), marketing materials, and peer-reviewed publications

Work closely with Natera's Clinical Affairs, Research and Development, Marketing, and medical education teams

Drafting, editing, and submission of abstracts, posters, slide presentations, and manuscripts targeted for publication in peer-reviewed journals
Participation in the writing, editing, and confirmation of the scientific accuracy of marketing and medical education materials, including white papers

Perform data analysis as needed and develop related graphics and figures

Interact with internal stakeholders and with external service providers to ensure the timely development, review, and publication of documents

Work with third parties including academic partners, key opinion leaders, and contractors during development of technical documents

What has prepared you for success as a Sr. Medical Writer:
Minimum 2 years of publications writing experience post academia

Excellent writing ability with strong editorial and formatting skills

Ability to create high-quality documents that effectively and clearly convey scientific data, properly identify/target the audience for each document, and communicate key messages clearly and concisely

Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; ability to work cross- functionally, collaborate, negotiate with and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization

Experience submitting abstracts and manuscripts to congresses and journals

Ability to read the primary literature and analyze data as necessary

Basic-to-intermediate knowledge of biostatistical and clinical research concepts

Familiarity with electronic literature search tools and obtaining copyright permissions

Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills; experience using Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Professional, and InDesign) a plus


Advanced degree (PhD, MD or PharmD) in Biology, Molecular Genetics, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or other relevant scientific discipline; postdoctoral experience a plus

Minimum of 2 years' experience writing/editing scientific documents/publications experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, or medical communications industries. Time spent writing in graduate school or during a postdoc does NOT count.

Experience or background in molecular biology/genomics, oncology, prenatal testing, or diagnostics a plus.